Patent Number: 6,170,376

Title: Method for making die boards, and materials and apparatus for practicing the method

Abstract: In a die board for cutting and/or creasing sheet-type work material, a base is provided that includes a first upper surface and a second lower surface. At least one slot extends along the first upper surface and includes a first slot section extending from said first upper surface at least part-way through the die board base. The at least one slot also includes a second slot section extending from said second lower surface at least part-way through the die board base. The first and second slot sections each have a width with at least one of the slot section widths being adapted to grip and retain at least one die-board rule.

Inventors: Strobel; Wolfgang M. (Tolland, CT), Logan; David J. (Great Barrington, MA), Gerber; David J. (Avon, CT)

Assignee: Gerber Scientific Products, Inc.

International Classification: B21D 37/20 (20060101); B23P 15/40 (20060101); B26F 1/44 (20060101); B26F 1/38 (20060101); B26D 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018